LibriVox recording of Told after Supper by Jerome K. Jerome. Read by Ruth Golding.
It is Christmas Eve, and the narrator, his uncle and sundry other local characters are sitting round the fire drinking copious quantities of whisky punch and telling ghost stories until bedtime, when...
But no, I won't spoil the fun. This is a little gem: Jerome at his tongue-in-cheek best. (Summary by Ruth Golding)
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Particularly of interest to fan of traditional ghost stories.
March 14, 2012 Subject:
I agree - delightful and funny stories very well read by Ruth Golding.
December 9, 2009 Subject:
I laughed out loud many times while listening to this short collection. Ruth Golding once again gives us a wonderful narration, adding immeasurably to the stories' humor and charm. I just wish it had been longer! Thank you!!
There's a long tradition of English Christmas stories, sometimes serious, sometimes humorous, often revolving around ghosts and apparitions. Dickens drew on it in a serious vein in “A Christmas Carol”; here Jerome K. Jerome tells hilarious stories from around an English Christmas fireside.
Beautifully read by Ruth Golding. Many thanks for your generosity!